• Short Summary

    A chimp recovering from pneumonia is fed gruel and visited by his brother.

  • Description

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    Poplar, London.

    C/Us of empty milk bottles, apples, oranges and bananas. Various shots show animal trainer Jessie Howes preparing and feeding gruel to a chimpanzee in an oxygen tent. The chimp, Mickey, is recovering from pneumonia. Jessie feeds Mickey with a spoon through a flap in the tent.

    Another woman appears with another chimp, Pip (or Pep?), who is here to visit his sick brother Mickey. He pats on the oxygen tent and pokes Mickey through it.

    Note: these chimps are from the Robert Brothers' Circus. Cutting on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1315.25
    Media URN:
    43558
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/03/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:59:00 / 01:49:29:00
    Canister:
    NP 443

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